In their own words, our students and recent alumni describe the importance of financial aid to their choice to attend the Faculty of Law and their success in their legal studies.

Jerry Lee

Jerry (Goh Eun) Lee, JD 2018

"I understand firsthand that donors have a tremendous impact on low-income students because I would not have been able to earn my JD degree without them."

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Wanekia (Kia) Dunn

Wanekia (Kia) Dunn, 3L

"When you support law schools and their students, you’re making a difference for people who spend their careers making a difference, so the effect is exponential."

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Maressa Singh, 3L

Maressa Singh, 3L

"The impact of receiving the bursaries is immense. I 100% would not be able to attend law school without the help of the student financial aid program."

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Alexandra McLennan, 3L

Alexandra McLennan, 3L

"With financial aid and government funding, for me U of T law is financially more accessible than other law schools. Law school has given me everything I wanted."

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Brooke Longhurst

Brooke Longhurst, JD 2018

"I would encourage my donor to look at the programs and activities put on by the First Generation Network and know that this wouldn’t be possible without you."

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Sarah Feutl

Sarah Feutl, 1L

"To donors I say: Thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Your gifts allow me to focus on my schooling without the constant weight of financial stress on my shoulders."

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Ahmed Elahi

Ahmed Elahi, 1L

"A bursary greatly helps me reduce the debt I incur while attending law school and gives me greater options to choose my career once I graduate."

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